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WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme

Identification number in the register: 02019258940-59
Registration date: 08/06/2012 18:57:17

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/06/2014 17:25:47
The date of the last annual update was: 13/06/2014 17:25:47

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme


non-profit non-governmental organisation

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Ottakringer Str., 114-116
Vienna 1160

(+43) 1524547019

(+43) 1524547070

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Andreas Beckmann

Executive Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Irene Lucius

Head of Policy

    Goals / remit

WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme (WWF-DCP) was established in 1998 to lead, coordinate and to a considerable extent also implement WWF’s activities to protect and preserve the Danube and Carpathian Ecoregions, an area that includes the territory of 19 countries, from the Black Forest in Germany to the Black Sea in Romania and Ukraine, and Poland in the north to Bulgaria in the south. WWF-DCP works closely with WWF organizations in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Poland, and is directly responsible for implementing WWF activities in Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Moldova. Our work is organised into three main programmes: Freshwater; Forests and Protected Areas (including Natura 2000); and Agriculture/Rural Development (including a major focus on EU funding programmes, especially CAP and Regional Funds).

The WWF-DCP has played a major role in the development of framework political agreements, including e.g. the Carpathian Convention, and the Lower Danube Green Corridor Agreement. WWF DCP has Observer Status at the ICPDR and participates actively in the most important expert and political meetings. More recently, WWF-DCP has begun developing practical models demonstrating conservation and sustainable livelihoods, e.g. through a range of approaches including development of private-sector, municipal and national payments for ecosystem services in the Maramures region of northern Romania.

WWF-DCP has a dedicated Communication team and works with a variety of communication tools, from websites to electronic newsletters and printed materials, and conducts highly successful media relations.

The WWF Danube-Carpathian Program presently has a staff of about 70 with a co-ordination office in Vienna and field offices in Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine and Slovakia, as well as representatives and partner organizations in Croatia, Serbia, and Slovakia.



WFD, Biodiversity Strategy, Climate Change Adaptation, Fisheries and Agriculture, Trans-European Networks,Environment, Energy, Budget

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Regional Policy

    Membership and affiliation



WWF network in Europe and globally

    Financial data

07/2012  -  06/2013

2,061,752 €

498,596 €


255,645 €


242,951 €

1,563,156 €

1,563,156 €


    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.